Publisher: Microsoft Press
advanced features such as drag-and-drop and asynchronous tasks, a strongly responsive and nonflickering user interface, and far less user frustration.
ASP.NET AJAX Extensions is a significant extension to the ASP.NET platform that makes AJAX-style functionalities possible and effective. ASP.NET AJAX Extensions is designed to be part of ASP.NET and, therefore, seamlessly integrate with the existing platform and application model.
The book is recommended for virtually any ASP.NET developer and professional. As mentioned, ASP.NET AJAX is the next big thing in the ASP.NET evolution and follows a key industry trend—the AJAX model. In addition, ASP.NET AJAX goes beyond the classic AJAX model, pushing a framework that spans the client and server to provide an end-to-end solution for Web applications. As far as the Microsoft Web platform is concerned, ASP.NET AJAX Extensions weds rich functions with wide reach—an old dream of Web professionals that comes true.
If you’re a Web professional developing for Microsoft-based Web technologies, AJAX is your next big opportunity to seize. This book is your starting point. And even a bit more.